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20200402 FXTP Daily Market Update – Thursday – “The Covid-19 trade”

April 2, 2020

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Hello traders, Today we were waiting for the US Unemployment numbers…..and weren’t they a blast! We also talked about the “Covid-19 Trade” which was basically to go long $ZM Zoom and short $IWG / Regus. Take a look. It’s always so easy in hindsight isn’t it?;-) See you tomorrow: same time, same place, same link. […]

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New Year New Trader Q1 Webinar Program – Money Management – 23rd January

January 13, 2020

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Hello Traders, I hope you’ve enjoyed this rather illuminating start to 2020 and the subsequent market moves we’ve experienced already? Everyone starts a new year with grand goals about it being their best year as a trader – however those plans often fall flat, for many internal and external reasons. A lot of the challenges […]

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Join the VTP in 2020 and evolve into a versatile trader

November 29, 2019

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Hello traders, I hope life and the markets are treating you all well. As we draw 2019 to a close we can look back and see that its been an eventful and interesting 2019 from the viewpoint of maret opportunities. Furthermore as we look forward into 2020 we can see more volatility and more uncertainty […]

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21 & 22nd November: On Managing Trader Performance, Risk and becoming a Money-Manager

October 18, 2019

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Newbie traders may see the cartoon above and be wondering what on earth that has to do with trading? Experienced traders nod their head sagely and know instinctively how wise the cartoon is. The longer you trade the more you realise that it is not the market which is your enemy, it is you. The […]

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Recordings of the Q1 2019 Online Traders Forum now available

January 15, 2019

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Hi Traders, We had an enjoyable session on Saturday at the Online Traders Forum. The theme for the session was about planning for the year ahead. I spoke about elements to consider when creating an intra-day trading plan. Martin Walker talked about Planning for Profit and how to create an overall Trading plan for your […]

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Join the VTP and evolve into a Versatile Trader in 2019

January 10, 2019

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Hello traders, I hope life and the markets are treating you all well. We’ve had an interesting start to 2019 and I think it will only become more eventful as the year progresses. As always this will provide either a threat or an opportunity based upon attitude and preparedness. For the last few years I […]

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The power in building a position

January 7, 2019

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Happy New Year to you all traders! I trust you enjoyed the Christmas break and are all ready and primed for what will be an eventful 2019 in markets. I thought Id start 2019 with a great piece of insight courtesy of one of my VTP clients. Ee Lyn is a promising trader who is […]

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22nd & 23rd Nov 18 – On Managing Trader Performance and becoming a Money-Manager

November 2, 2018

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Fellow Traders, Over this last summer I re-read the trading classic Pitbull by Market Wizard Marty Schwartz. I originally read it about 12 years ago and so it was a pleasant re-read.  After all these years I was able to take some different messages from Marty’s journey. I can heartily recommend the book as a […]

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What Type Of Trader Are You? Greed Based Trader (GBT) vs Fear Based Trader (FBT)

July 17, 2018

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Hey Traders, I did another piece on Core Finance last week and thought it was interesting enough to enlarge upon here.       Achieving consistent success in trading comes only once we learn to trade in line with our individual personality, character and beliefs. It is garnering this self-knowledge that becomes the real treasure […]

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My rambling review of 2017 (mostly my screw-ups)

January 12, 2018

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“Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again too few to mention…” so sang the late great Frank Sinatra. Whilst an undoubtedly great song I have always struggled with that line. You see I’ve never understood people who say “I have no regrets….” for when I look back at my life I have plenty of […]

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